A History of Ideas: Aristotle on 'Flourishing'
Stephen Fry on Aristotle and 'Flourishing'
How can we live a good life? For Aristotle ‘flourishing’ was at the core of a good life and the way to achieve this sense of satisfaction was through living virtuously. Of course, this isn’t necessarily easy, because one’s upbringing affects the way in which one makes moral choices. But who said life would be easy, let alone a ‘good’ life?
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Here’s the whole episode from A History of Ideas – Philosopher Jules Evans on Aristotle and Flourishing